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by the international energy agency comes as new technologies opens up huge oil reserves underground. the iea said u.s. oil output will surpass that of saudi arabia and other countries by 2017. the u.s. has established technology to extract shale oil from hard rock layers thousands of meters below the ground. commercial production has already begun. the agency says the u.s. will be nearly self-sufficient by 2035. that's due to an expected surge in the production of shale gas, a type of natural gas also trapped in underground rock. america currently relies on imports for 20% of energy needs. once the u.s. achieves successful sufficiency in energy, it may start showing less interest in oil producing regions including the middle east. >>> let's check on the markets. the u.s. markets changed little overnight. trading volume was low as other markets as long as the u.s. bonds market was closed for veterans day. and to see how stocks in japan are doing, we go to ramin mellegard at the tokyo stock exchange. how are things kicking off over there? >> good morning to you. yes, indeed. still a bit of hesitation
impossible to breathe. with the simplest technology a few young men are refining crude oil illegally. they tell us they sometimes produce several thousand liters of petrol a day. a simple hose pipe is meant to keep the facility from exploding. >> if we have better jobs, we will leave this one. you know, this is too dangerous for us. it's risky. about two or three times in this place, fire break out, and one of the guys working there, you can see his skin: he was caught in the fire, burned. >> they tap the crude oil secretly from the extensive pipeline system in the niger delta. life expectancy in the region is 40 -- ten years below the country's average. hundreds of these mini- refineries have sprung up in the past few months alone. the police and military turn a blind eye. >> well, this is nigeria. with a little money you can get yourself out from that place. they know that we are suffering. we are doing this as a result of poverty caused by unemployment. and they know this fact, and that is why when we cry to them they release whoever they arrested from the community, with a little
overtake banks to increase output by new exploration technologies. >> this comes from the iaea which released the world energy outlook 2012 on monday. the iaea predict greater oil and natural gas production, as well as rising energy efficiency, will allow the u.s. to become nearly self-sufficient by the year 200035. itself-- 2035. >> foreign imports are still 35 %. according to the iaea, by 2017, teh u.s. will over take saudi arabia. new methods for extracting oil and a shell gas reserves will be responsible for the turnaround. -- oil and shale gas are r esponsible. energy is in many industrial nations will fall slightly. it is a different story in china, india, and the middle east were declines will move sharply over the next decade. the international agency -- energy agency believes many will be shipped to asia in the future radically changing the map of global energy flows. >> and no major plunge for the dax today. we on this report from the frankfurt stock exchange on what is moving today. >> to 0.7%, the german stock index, lost in the previous week, so maybe it is already good
's technology sector. to get some ideas on how to do that, it has invited some of the nation's top i.t. firms foreign annual," summit. >> the tech industry in germany faces fierce challenges abroad. >> but it is growing, especially in berlin. damage of the applications are up and around the globe -- >> job applications are up around the globe. >> we get a lot of applications from san francisco of people that already want to move to berlin and what to look for the perfect company to look at. >> 80% of all applications we get are probably from people who live abroad. we also have applications from people who work at google now and facebook. >> it was not long ago that they themselves were newcomers in berlin. the german capital has long since become the european hub for tech startups. more than 100 companies are launched each year, and the past four years, they have created 10,000 jobs. trade fairs bring together investors and creative minds. they have become a gold mine for talent scouts from major i.t. companies seeking qualified staff both in germany and% abroad. data to the u.s. now, where
technology. that's where she learned about biogas plans, an idea she brought home with her. >> in so many areas of the country, the national grid is not there. so actually you still have that gap, that lack of energy in some places. so biogas is really, really useful in this country. >> she orders her gas stoves from china -- they're not top quality, but they are the most affordable. her clients are mainly mid-sized farming operations. the farmers get the raw material -- the manure -- for free. a complete biogas system starts at 750 euros. at the construction site, martha kagiri puts on her other persona: braided hair, work clothes, and a firm, commanding voice. a woman boss is still a rarity here in kenya, but kagiri is undeterred. there are always problems that need solving. customers who are late with payments, or a wall that needs reinforcing. kagiri does it all -- including negotiating with local officials. >> you don't have to pay any bribes nowadays. before it was really really difficult. but for now, with this new government, it's been quite a step forward. >> martha kagiri grew u
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